Membership Dues

Category Current Annual Rate New Annual Rate
Starting 10/1/2023
Department Heads $200 $200
Mid-Management and Entry-Level Staff $150 Year 1
$175 Year 2
$200 Years 3+
Academics (Professors) $165 $200
Other (Elected Officials, private sector, nonprofit, federal and state employees) $200 $200

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These featured benefits are included with an ICMA membership:

Products & Services Price
Receive unlimited 1-on-1 coaching with ICMA CoachConnect Included
Participate in member only online discussions with ICMA Connect Included
Receive a print and digital subscription to PM Magazine Included
Buy professional development courses in the ICMA University Discounted rate

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How to Apply for Membership

Apply Online

Complete your online application to join ICMA. In most cases, your online membership application will be processed within moments so that you can begin enjoying member benefits immediately. 


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Apply by Mail

Processing of memberships by mail typically take up to two to three weeks to establish.

  1. Downloadable the membership application (PDF)
  2. Mail application and check to:
    ICMA Membership
    P.O. Box 79403, Baltimore, MD 21279-0403

Do you have questions about membership with ICMA?

Call the ICMA Member Benefits & Services Team at 800-745-8780 or 202-962-3680 or email

2022 ICMA Annual Conference Content Available On-demand Through December 31!

In-person and digital attendees were emailed credentials for the conference online platform on 9/12/2022. New users can still register for on-demand access.

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